Conceit in Literature: Definition & Examples


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How does conceit differ from juxtaposition in literature?

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1. What are two famous historical types of conceit in literature?

2. Which type of historical conceit in literature compares the emotional/spiritual to the every day?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will gauge your knowledge of conceit in literature. To pass the test, you'll need to know about the use, history, and different types of conceit.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the following:

  • What makes conceit different from juxtaposition
  • Famous types of conceit
  • What makes conceit successful
  • What conceit is

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on literary conceit
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding conceit as a metaphor
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about historical use of conceit

Additional Learning

To learn more about this literary device, review the corresponding lesson on Conceit in Literature. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand conceit as a form of metaphor
  • Differentiate between conceit and juxtaposition
  • Learn about different types of conceit